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Neurological and mental disorders and diseases news and resources for global health researchers

Fogarty and NIH invest in research to address a number of neurological and mental disorders and diseases. These conditions are an enormous burden in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), which lack the financial and human resources to deal with them.

The photo shows Dr. Martin Lajous wearing a navy suit, blue shirt and red tie.

Studying risk factors for cancer in Mexico

Martin Lajous helped design the largest cancer cohort in Latin America. 

Cancer in Mexico ​​​​​​​​​​​

Ukrainian soldiers provide medical response to a simulated casualty situation during an Operational Capabilities Concept evaluation at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Yavoriv, Ukraine, Sept. 11, 2018. The evaluation was being conducted by a multinational OCC evaluation team during the Rapid Trident exercise to assess Ukraine’s military interoperability capacity.

NINDS funds study of pain in Ukraine

Working with partners in Ukraine, Dr. Yuriy Usachev seeks to understand the biology of chronic pain.

The biology of pain ​​​​​​​​​​

Section of world map highlighting some of the Asian countries that participate in the NIMH-supported Research Partnerships for Scaling Up Mental Health Interventions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (Scale-Up Hubs): Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma (Myanmar), China, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

NIMH marks 75 years of mental health research

Fogarty commemorates this milestone by recognizing our decades-long partnership and shared commitment to global mental health.

NIMH at 75​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

More global health research stories from around NIH

Global health initiatives at NIH

Many NIH Institutes, Centers and Offices (ICOs) are engaged in global health research and research training activities.

Global health initiatives at NIH

Recent global health news from NIH

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Updated April 30, 2024